The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing SQL 94 120 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.50% 24.05% 12.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.22% 45.98% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 47
Median daily rate £325 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £463 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £32.63
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.37%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
283 261 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.71% 52.30% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 193 134
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 71 £300 -6.97% 22
Newport +21 8 £410 -13.68% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £240 - 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £140 -
Gwent - 2 £400 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SQL.

1 91 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.65%) SQL Server
3 57 (26.27%) Java
4 54 (24.88%) Microsoft
5 47 (21.66%) OO
6 46 (21.20%) TDD
6 46 (21.20%) jQuery
7 45 (20.74%) Unix
8 43 (19.82%) Software Engineering
9 42 (19.35%) Oracle
9 42 (19.35%) Selenium
10 40 (18.43%) Windows
11 39 (17.97%) Perl
12 37 (17.05%) RESTful
13 36 (16.59%) Security Cleared
14 35 (16.13%) Cucumber
15 34 (15.67%) MongoDB
15 34 (15.67%) NoSQL
16 33 (15.21%) .NET
16 33 (15.21%) XML
17 32 (14.75%) Mojolicious
18 30 (13.82%) Scala
18 30 (13.82%) HTML
18 30 (13.82%) Finance
19 29 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 29 (13.36%) Go
19 29 (13.36%) Oracle Database
20 28 (12.90%) Redis
20 28 (12.90%) Kafka
20 28 (12.90%) C#

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.76%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (5.99%) Apache
3 12 (5.53%) IIS
4 11 (5.07%) SAS
5 8 (3.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.30%) JBoss
6 5 (2.30%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.30%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.38%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.38%) Confluence
8 3 (1.38%) FileNet
8 3 (1.38%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.46%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.46%) Moodle
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.99%) MS Office
3 7 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) Line 500
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.46%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.46%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.99%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.61%) Firewall
3 7 (3.23%) VoIP
4 5 (2.30%) DNS
4 5 (2.30%) VPN
5 3 (1.38%) HTTP
5 3 (1.38%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.38%) Internet
5 3 (1.38%) SNMP
5 3 (1.38%) SSH
5 3 (1.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.92%) LDAP
6 2 (0.92%) SAN
7 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (27.65%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.67%) MongoDB
2 34 (15.67%) NoSQL
3 29 (13.36%) Oracle Database
3 29 (13.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (12.90%) Redis
5 26 (11.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (9.22%) Relational Database
6 20 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (7.37%) RDBMS
9 14 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (5.53%) Oracle9i Database
11 11 (5.07%) MS Access
12 8 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (3.23%) MySQL
14 6 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (19.35%) Selenium
2 35 (16.13%) Cucumber
3 21 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 18 (8.29%) Subversion
5 17 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.37%) JIRA
7 13 (5.99%) Git (software)
8 11 (5.07%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (4.61%) Maven
10 9 (4.15%) Eclipse
10 9 (4.15%) JUnit
11 7 (3.23%) Ant
11 7 (3.23%) QAComplete
12 5 (2.30%) DbUnit
12 5 (2.30%) JMeter
12 5 (2.30%) Spock
13 4 (1.84%) Burp Suite
13 4 (1.84%) Concordion
14 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (13.82%) Finance
2 23 (10.60%) Legal
3 5 (2.30%) Back Office
4 3 (1.38%) Advertising
5 2 (0.92%) Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 113 (52.07%) Developer
2 43 (19.82%) Analyst
3 19 (8.76%) SQL Analyst
3 19 (8.76%) SQL Developer
3 19 (8.76%) Test Analyst
4 18 (8.29%) Java Developer
5 17 (7.83%) .NET Developer
5 17 (7.83%) Perl Developer
6 16 (7.37%) Tester
7 13 (5.99%) DBA
8 12 (5.53%) Data Analyst
8 12 (5.53%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.15%) Administrator
11 8 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Excel Analyst
11 8 (3.69%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (3.69%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.20%) jQuery
2 37 (17.05%) RESTful
3 33 (15.21%) .NET
3 33 (15.21%) XML
4 32 (14.75%) Mojolicious
5 30 (13.82%) HTML
6 28 (12.90%) Kafka
7 18 (8.29%) .NET Framework
8 17 (7.83%) CSS
8 17 (7.83%) Entity Framework
8 17 (7.83%) OAuth2
8 17 (7.83%) Web Services
9 14 (6.45%) Ajax
10 11 (5.07%) SOAP
11 10 (4.61%) LINQ
11 10 (4.61%) WCF
11 10 (4.61%) WinForms
12 9 (4.15%) Hibernate
12 9 (4.15%) Spring
12 9 (4.15%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.53%) NHS
2 9 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.76%) Clustering
3 6 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (2.30%) AS400
4 5 (2.30%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.38%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.38%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.38%) PKI
6 2 (0.92%) CMDB
6 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.92%) iPad
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.46%) PACS
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.74%) Unix
2 40 (18.43%) Windows
3 18 (8.29%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.53%) Linux
5 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.38%) AIX
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.66%) OO
3 46 (21.20%) TDD
4 43 (19.82%) Software Engineering
5 21 (9.68%) Scrum
6 20 (9.22%) Migration
7 19 (8.76%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.83%) OOP
9 16 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.37%) MVC
10 14 (6.45%) Data Migration
10 14 (6.45%) V-Model
11 13 (5.99%) ETL
12 10 (4.61%) CRM
12 10 (4.61%) UML
13 9 (4.15%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.15%) Release Management
13 9 (4.15%) SDLC
13 9 (4.15%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.69%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.27%) Java
2 39 (17.97%) Perl
3 30 (13.82%) Scala
4 29 (13.36%) Go
5 28 (12.90%) C#
6 26 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 24 (11.06%) PL/SQL
8 21 (9.68%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.15%) PHP
10 8 (3.69%) C++
11 7 (3.23%) RPG
12 6 (2.76%) C
13 5 (2.30%) ANSI SQL
13 5 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.84%) Python
14 4 (1.84%) VBA
15 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.38%) Ruby
15 3 (1.38%) VC++
16 2 (0.92%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 36 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.61%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.23%) ISEB
5 4 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.84%) Degree
6 3 (1.38%) CCNA
6 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.92%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 7 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.38%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.84%) vSphere
3 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Ansible
1 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.38%) yum
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (19.35%) Oracle
3 16 (7.37%) Teradata
4 15 (6.91%) Informatica
5 10 (4.61%) Cisco
6 9 (4.15%) VMware
7 8 (3.69%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (2.30%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.38%) Adobe
9 3 (1.38%) Citrix
9 3 (1.38%) Coverity
9 3 (1.38%) IBM
9 3 (1.38%) ILOG
9 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.38%) Splunk
9 3 (1.38%) Zend
10 2 (0.92%) BMC
10 2 (0.92%) Remedy
10 2 (0.92%) Sage
10 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
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